Class Acts: Livi Logan-Wood
Livi Logan-Wood is about to graduate with dual master’s degrees in business administration from Olin Business School and social work from the Brown School. She will work at World Wide Technology.
Class Acts: Clay Canfield
Clay Canfield is about to graduate with dual degrees in finance and entrepreneurship from Olin Business School. He is also the founder of Sobriety Hub, an app for sober living home operations.
Skandalaris Center awards more than $75,000 to WashU startups
The Skandalaris Center awarded more than $75,000 in funding to WashU startups through its annual Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards ceremony April 19.
Moran to deliver annual Brauer Lecture
Monty Moran, the former co-CEO at Chipotle Mexican Grill as well as a lawyer, author, pilot and filmmaker, will deliver the annual Brauer Lecture on Thursday, April 13.
Building small business agility for 2023 volatility
While there are signs the economic conditions are improving, small businesses are more likely to feel the pinch of rising interest rates, a looming recession threat and persistent labor shortages in 2023, according to Olin Business School’s Peter Boumgarden.
To gain competitive edge in 2023 and beyond, companies should try war gaming
With so much uncertainty, how can businesses gain a competitive edge going into the new year and beyond — better anticipating threats created by competitors, the economy, suppliers, politicians and more? One way is through the process of “war gaming,” says John Horn, a competitive strategy expert at Olin Business School.
Pierce named editor of Organization Science
Lamar Pierce, professor of organization and strategy at Olin Business School, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Organization Science.
Class Acts: Alivia Kaplan
Alivia Kaplan founded Kuleana Consulting, a global consulting company that connects students with businesses across the globe. She is set to earn a bachelor’s degree in economics and strategy from Olin Business School on May 20.
Researchers offer tools to curb illicit opioid transactions
Data scientists from Olin Business School have developed a powerful machine learning tool that can immediately take aim at the country’s decadeslong opioid epidemic.
Americans must prepare for cyber warfare
With the war in Ukraine only seeming to ramp up, instead of down, and Vladimir Putin’s aggression against those who defend the Ukrainian people increases, Liberty Vittert, a data science expert at Olin Business School, said it’s only a matter of time until the U.S. faces a cyber attack. But that begs the question: What constitutes an act of war against the United States?